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Key Stage 4 Coordinator of ICT and Computing - Full-time

Homewood School and Sixth Form Centre, Tenterden

  • Ref:KCC886-5408-932T
  • Posted:21/09/2022
  • Pay:MPR/UPR plus TLR 2C £2873
  • Start Date:January 2023
  • App Close Date:23/10/2022 at 13:00
  • Interviews:w/c 24/10/22

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Key Stage 4 Co-ordinator ICT and Computing

Required January 2023

                                     

Are you an inventive and forward-thinking teacher excited about the opportunity to share your passion for ICT and Computing?  We are looking for a skilled and inspirational teacher looking for the next step in their career development.

 Use your up-to-date knowledge of developments in ICT and Computing as well as being an excellent classroom practitioner to teach across the key stages to build and develop a creative approach within the school.  You will be a team player with the right attributes and focus for the day to day pressures that teaching brings. 

You will take a lead role within the ICT and Computing department, working alongside colleagues to deliver the curriculum. The role will include development of the KS4 scheme of work in line with new examination criteria, mock examination preparation, exam entries and revision sessions, updating the student data spreadsheets alongside undertaking observations of KS4 lessons. Leading by example, you will provide motivation and inspiration to both staff and students. 

Working closely with the Principal Teacher ICT and Computing you will attend departmental, staff and training sessions and ensure all aspects of the departmental development plan are delivered.   The successful candidate will be a facilitator of people at all levels and will develop strategies and initiatives that have longevity, relevance and meaning throughout the whole school.

The digital world is a vital part of our learners’ future – use your expertise to help our learners understand, grow and prosper within it.

 With our ethos of ‘Learning, Respect and Belonging’, we have high aspirations for everyone and expect everyone to contribute positively to the school by working hard and participating in school activities.  We treat everyone as an individual and value personal strengths and qualities.  Homewood School is part of Tenterden Schools’ Trust working in collaboration with local primary schools serving the beautiful Wealden town of Tenterden and the surrounding villages.  All teaching staff are provided with an IT device and there is also a nursery based on the school site which offers discounts to Trust Staff.

 It’s a competitive market out there and we want to know what it is that makes you the one we can invest in.  Detail your successes in your application and get us excited about you. 

 We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all members of the community.  Tenterden Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all employees to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be asked to apply for an Enhanced DBS Disclosure. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). 

 

 

Information about the school

Homewood School & Sixth Form Centre is a mixed 11 – 18 wide ability school with Academy status with 2000 students including 350 in the Sixth Form. We are part of Tenterden Schools’ Trust working in collaboration with local primary schools and nurseries serving the Wealden town of Tenterden and the surrounding villages. The school is situated on the edge of Tenterden and enjoys a large semi-rural site overlooking open countryside. Home Farm Nursery is based in the grounds of Homewood School.

Homewood has excellent facilities for all its students and our specialisms in Performing Arts, Applied Learning and the Rural Dimension underpin our approaches to learning which are designed to raise achievement across the whole student body. We aim to maintain and develop the cultural aspirations of the school community in line with our priorities of “belonging” and “respect” and offer a broad range of curriculum opportunities in all subject areas. This also extends into the local community through partnerships across primary, secondary and higher education sectors as well as non-educational community partners.

Homewood provides a secure and caring learning environment in which all students can flourish and succeed. It is a school renowned for its support for students’ wellbeing. Heads of Community provide academic and pastoral leadership for the students in their Community, supported by dedicated form tutors, a Family Liaison Officer and Assistant Head of Community. A range of other staff including counsellors and a qualified nurse help and support the students through their time at Homewood. Consideration and respect for each other is central to our work and we are justly proud of our students’ achievements.

I hope you will be inspired to submit an application to join us. If you are successful, you can be assured of a very warm welcome and a real opportunity to make a difference in the lives of the young people of this part of Kent.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01580764188

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.